Amin Farhad

Amin Farhad is a Paris-based political analyst working for various research institutions specializing in Middle East relations.

The US Will Never Leave the Middle East

January 10, 2020

A large number of people seem to believe that World War III has begun with the drone strike that killed Iran’s Quds Force commander, General Qassem Soleimani, on January 3. On December 27, a US military contractor was killed in a rocket attack in Iraq, and the US responded with a...

As Iraq Burns, World Leaders Stay Silent

November 20, 2019

The wave of unrest that has swept through Iraq has gone from protest to violence, creating tension in the region. The demonstrations, which were initially motivated by discontent over the country‚Äôs economic stagnation and rampant government corruption, quickly devolved into chaos. Since their start in October, hundreds of thousands have taken to...